The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 531 420 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.81% 5.99% 7.16%
As % of the System Software category 55.84% 53.78% 63.05%
Number of salaries quoted 418 352 579
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,060
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
951 781 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.19% 11.14% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 746 644 895
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +13 205 £35,500 +15.44% 19
Cambridgeshire -1 141 £34,000 -2.85% 19
Bedfordshire +9 74 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Essex -10 74 £35,000 -21.78% 10
Suffolk +13 37 £25,000 -9.09% 6
Norfolk +14 15 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 812 (79.22%) Windows
2 565 (55.12%) Microsoft
3 371 (36.20%) VMware
4 325 (31.71%) MS Exchange
5 320 (31.22%) MS Excel
6 304 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 247 (24.10%) MS Office
8 243 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 238 (23.22%) ITIL
10 236 (23.02%) Firewall
11 231 (22.54%) DNS
12 217 (21.17%) Citrix
13 204 (19.90%) Cisco
14 191 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 190 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 173 (16.88%) Windows 7
17 166 (16.20%) DHCP
18 160 (15.61%) TCP/IP
19 143 (13.95%) SQL Server
19 143 (13.95%) SQL
20 142 (13.85%) Windows XP
21 136 (13.27%) SAN
22 134 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
23 130 (12.68%) Finance
24 128 (12.49%) Linux
25 123 (12.00%) WAN
26 122 (11.90%) LAN
26 122 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
27 115 (11.22%) Hyper-V
28 114 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 325 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 122 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 104 (10.15%) IIS
5 101 (9.85%) SharePoint
6 65 (6.34%) Lync
6 65 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (3.32%) Apache
9 32 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (2.24%) IBM Notes
11 16 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 13 (1.27%) Tomcat
13 12 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
14 10 (0.98%) JBoss
14 10 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 8 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 320 (31.22%) MS Excel
2 247 (24.10%) MS Office
3 13 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.29%) MS Project
8 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.49%) RiskWrite
2 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) AWD
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.098%) Magento
5 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (5.56%) Office 365
3 49 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.76%) PaaS
5 16 (1.56%) SaaS
6 14 (1.37%) IaaS
7 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.68%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 236 (23.02%) Firewall
2 231 (22.54%) DNS
3 166 (16.20%) DHCP
4 160 (15.61%) TCP/IP
5 136 (13.27%) SAN
6 123 (12.00%) WAN
7 122 (11.90%) LAN
8 97 (9.46%) VoIP
9 84 (8.20%) VPN
10 44 (4.29%) Internet
11 33 (3.22%) MPLS
12 32 (3.12%) FTP
12 32 (3.12%) NAS
13 28 (2.73%) Wireless
14 27 (2.63%) HTTP
15 23 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.76%) VLAN
16 18 (1.76%) Network Security
17 16 (1.56%) OSPF
18 15 (1.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 14 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.78%) Big Data
9 7 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.59%) MySQL
10 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.39%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (0.29%) Text Mining
13 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.20%) DB2
14 2 (0.20%) MS Access
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.39%) Ant
2 4 (0.39%) Subversion
3 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.20%) JUnit
4 2 (0.20%) MSI
4 2 (0.20%) Maven
4 2 (0.20%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.20%) Hudson
4 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 130 (12.68%) Finance
2 39 (3.80%) Retail
3 33 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.15%) Back Office
5 22 (2.15%) Law
5 22 (2.15%) Legal
6 17 (1.66%) Banking
7 15 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.78%) Electronics
9 7 (0.68%) Publishing
9 7 (0.68%) Military
10 6 (0.59%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Local Government
12 2 (0.20%) Marketing
12 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.098%) Automotive
13 1 (0.098%) Games
13 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 262 (25.56%) Analyst
2 192 (18.73%) Support Engineer
3 127 (12.39%) Support Analyst
4 126 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 108 (10.54%) Administrator
6 103 (10.05%) IT Support
7 78 (7.61%) Service Analyst
8 74 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
9 63 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
10 60 (5.85%) Architect
11 58 (5.66%) Network Engineer
12 57 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 54 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
14 43 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
14 43 (4.20%) Help Desk Support
15 40 (3.90%) Technical Support
16 39 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
17 36 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 36 (3.51%) Network Support
18 35 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.20%) Web Services
2 34 (3.32%) .NET
3 22 (2.15%) Middleware
4 20 (1.95%) COM
5 17 (1.66%) HTML
5 17 (1.66%) J2EE
6 16 (1.56%) CSS
7 15 (1.46%) XML
8 9 (0.88%) X-Windows
9 8 (0.78%) XSLT
9 8 (0.78%) SAML
10 7 (0.68%) Ajax
10 7 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.59%) WSH
11 6 (0.59%) LAMP
12 5 (0.49%) RESTful
12 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.39%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.05%) Blackberry
3 45 (4.39%) Clustering
4 33 (3.22%) Mathematics
5 23 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.95%) Open Source
7 16 (1.56%) PKI
8 14 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.17%) Replication
11 10 (0.98%) iPhone
12 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.88%) Statistics
12 9 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.59%) Chip and PIN
14 6 (0.59%) Handset
14 6 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 812 (79.22%) Windows
2 304 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 190 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (16.88%) Windows 7
5 142 (13.85%) Windows XP
6 134 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 128 (12.49%) Linux
8 50 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 48 (4.68%) UNIX
10 37 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (2.54%) Windows Vista
12 19 (1.85%) CentOS
13 17 (1.66%) Android
14 12 (1.17%) Windows Phone
15 11 (1.07%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.98%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.59%) AIX
19 6 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (23.22%) ITIL
2 66 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (6.15%) Migration
4 57 (5.56%) Project Management
4 57 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 55 (5.37%) Mentoring
6 50 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 46 (4.49%) Asset Management
8 41 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 40 (3.90%) Load Balancing
9 40 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (3.61%) Service Management
11 37 (3.61%) Coaching
12 34 (3.32%) Change Control
13 32 (3.12%) Problem Management
13 32 (3.12%) Time Management
14 31 (3.02%) PRINCE2
15 27 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 27 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.95%) SQL
2 89 (8.68%) PowerShell
3 28 (2.73%) VBScript
4 27 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 26 (2.54%) C#
6 25 (2.44%) C
7 20 (1.95%) Java
7 20 (1.95%) Perl
8 17 (1.66%) Python
9 15 (1.46%) VB
10 14 (1.37%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.88%) PHP
15 5 (0.49%) Jython
15 5 (0.49%) VBA
16 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.20%) Ruby
17 1 (0.098%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 191 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (10.73%) MCSE
3 95 (9.27%) Degree
4 92 (8.98%) MCITP
5 91 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (6.54%) MCP
7 64 (6.24%) CCNA
8 53 (5.17%) MCSA
9 37 (3.61%) CCNP
10 34 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
10 34 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (3.12%) MCTS
12 30 (2.93%) Security Cleared
13 22 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (1.76%) RHCE
14 18 (1.76%) VCP5
15 17 (1.66%) SC Cleared
16 13 (1.27%) VCP4
16 13 (1.27%) A+ Certification
16 13 (1.27%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.10%) SLA
2 10 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.49%) QA
3 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.098%) COBIT
5 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 243 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (11.22%) Hyper-V
3 61 (5.95%) VMware ESX
4 57 (5.56%) vSphere
5 41 (4.00%) XenApp
6 39 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 26 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (2.15%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (1.17%) XenServer
10 12 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.78%) NFS
13 7 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.59%) Firmware
14 6 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.49%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.39%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 93 (9.07%) SCCM
2 50 (4.88%) SCOM
3 31 (3.02%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (1.07%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.88%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.88%) WSUS
8 9 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.59%) Puppet
9 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.49%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.39%) SCSM
11 4 (0.39%) BMC Performance Manager
11 4 (0.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 565 (55.12%) Microsoft
2 371 (36.20%) VMware
3 217 (21.17%) Citrix
4 204 (19.90%) Cisco
5 69 (6.73%) HP
6 53 (5.17%) Oracle
7 45 (4.39%) Symantec
8 39 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 30 (2.93%) Dell
10 29 (2.83%) IBM
11 28 (2.73%) SAP
12 26 (2.54%) SolarWinds
13 25 (2.44%) EMC
13 25 (2.44%) Lotus
14 22 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 21 (2.05%) NetApp
16 17 (1.66%) Avaya
17 16 (1.56%) Apple
17 16 (1.56%) McAfee
17 16 (1.56%) Mitel
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Attractive bonus, share, pens & healthcare pac
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £33k per year + Company Van & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dereham, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Shift + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + y
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago